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What does plus minus mean in hockey scoring?

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The "plus minus" scoring system is a means of rating the value of each individual player. The plus represents the number of goals your team scores while you are on the ice and minus is the number of goals you get scored against you while you are on the ice.

Plus/Minus is a basic way to rate each individual player. In theory, the higher a player's plus/minus score, the better the player. For each player (except the goalie) who is on the ice when a goal is scored by the opposing team is rated a -1. Conversely, every player on the ice when their own team scores a goal (except the goalie) is rated a +1. A player who is rated a + 13 for example, has been on the ice during 13 more goals scored for his team than against it. Shorthanded and powerplay goals are not counted in plus/minus ratings.

A player with a plus 5 is a better player than one with a minus 5.

For example: a player is on ice and a team member scores a goal all the players on the ice for that goal will receive a plus, and the players on ice will receive a minus if a goal is against them. Lets say Mike Modano is on ice during a play and Brenden Morrow scores a goal. Modano as well as the other 4 players will receive a plus point, and if Mike Modano is on ice during play and a player from the opposite team scores a goal against Turco, then they all will receive a minus.

E is used in some box scores to denote "Even," or a plus/minus of zero.

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